Monitors react to developments in Yerevan

“We welcome the courageous decision of Prime Minister Sargsyan to resign from his post in order to defuse the mounting tensions in the country", have reacted the monitoring corapporteurs of Armenia. More

Moldova: ensuring conditions conducive to free and fair elections

Chisinau (Republic of Moldova) © Shutterstock Co-rapporteurs have welcomed Moldova’s continuing commitment to European values, but urged the authorities to continue reforms and create conditions conducive to free and fair elections. More

Turkey monitors express ‘serious concerns’ ahead of 2019 elections

Marianne Mikko and Nigel Evans, PACE co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Turkey, have expressed serious concern over the deterioration of the situation in Turkey ahead of the forthcoming 2019 elections. More

PACE monitors to visit the Republic of Moldova

Chisinau (Republic of Moldova) © Shutterstock Egidijus Vareikis and Maryvonne Blondin, co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of the Moldova, are to visit the country from 3 to 5 April to prepare their assessment of how far it is honouring its Council of Europe obligations and commitments. More

Turkey: monitoring visit by PACE co-rapporteurs

Co-rapporteurs Marianne Mikko and Nigel Evans will be making a fact-finding visit to Turkey from 28 to 30 March to assess the honouring of the country’s obligations and commitments to the Council of Europe. More

Co-rapporteur urges Ukrainian authorities maintain momentum in fight against corruption

Following his visit to Kyiv, Eerik-Niiles Kross welcomed the many reforms that have been implemented by the Ukrainian authorities, since the adoption of PACE Resolution on the functioning of democratic institutions in Ukraine. More